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Welcome to Stanley ...

The city of Stanley is primarily located in Chippewa County<1>. A portion of Stanley extends into Clark County.

The location of Stanley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stanley has a population of 3,711 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Stanley.

Stanley is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Stanley lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Stanley: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stanley had an population of 3,711 people. This is an increase of 2.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 95.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stanley had a population of 3,608 people (or 5.78% of the total population of Chippewa County). This makes Stanley the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Stanley represents 0.06% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 243rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,608 people, the population of Stanley increased 90.09% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,898 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Stanley.

Communities Also Named Stanley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Stanley - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stanley.

Communities near Stanley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Stanley.

  • Thorp [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thorp
    • Thorp [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Stanley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,604 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorp
  • Cadott [Chippewa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadott
    • Cadott [Chippewa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Stanley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,411 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cadott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadott
  • Cornell [Chippewa County]
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    • Cornell [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Stanley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,400 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornell
  • Owen [Clark County]
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    • Owen [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Stanley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 925 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owen
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Boyd [Chippewa County]
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      • Boyd [Chippewa County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boyd have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boyd
    • Withee [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Withee
      • Withee [Clark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 472 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Withee
    • Gilman [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilman
      • Gilman [Taylor County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 390 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilman
    • Lublin [Taylor County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lublin
      • Lublin [Taylor County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Stanley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 113 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lublin
    • Eadsville [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eadsville
      • Eadsville [Clark County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Stanley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eadsville
    • Reseburg [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reseburg
      • Reseburg [Clark County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Stanley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reseburg

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Stanley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stanley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stanley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Stanley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stanley. See our Newspapers Page for Stanley.

Adding Stanley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stanley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Stanley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Stanley on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Wisconsin (1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stanley on our Genealogy Page.

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About Chippewa County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Chippewa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stanley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Stanley) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stanley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StanleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9625, Longitude: -90.9429       In this case, the coordinates for Stanley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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